Pakistani Entrepreneur Wins mBillionth Award in India


Abdul Muqsit, a UAE based Pakistani IT professional, has won mBillionth Award South Asia for his Online Pastho Dictionary in “m-Culture & Heritage” category.

Awards were held earlier this week in New Delhi, however, Abdul Muqsit couldn’t make it to the event to receive his award because of visa security issues.

mBillionth Awards South Asia is a platform for recognizing innovations in Telecom and Mobile content/Applications/Models. Launched in 2010, mBillionth Awards aims to to explore, recognize & honour the best practices in Mobile & Telecom Industry across South Asia and Afghanistan.

Abdul Muqsit is a software engineer with proven passion for Pashto language for which has has been working for years to establish an online English to Pashto to English dictionary.

ProPakistani had this chance of covering back in 2012, however, since then the website has raised its bar by many levels. Currently has over 16,000 words for English to Pashto to English translation.

Platform capitalizes web 2.0 techniques to allow everyone to add words into dictionary, however each word is reviewed by experts in Pasto linguistics before making it available to the public, thereby accounting for the authoritative and authentic guide to Pashto learning.


In addition to its web availability, is also available on Play Store for Android phones so they may learn Pashto language while on the go.

You can download Android app for Pashto to English Dictionary here.

Tech reporter with over 10 years of experience, founder of ProPakistani.PK